BERLIN- Worcester Prep’s girls’ varsity basketball team lost to old rival Saints Peter and Paul, 47-35, in the Eastern Shore Independent Athletic Conference (ESIAC) tournament championship game last week.
The Mallards and the Sabres played a sloppy first quarter with 18 combined turnovers that ended in an 8-8 tie. Saints Peter and Paul found a groove in the second quarter and outscored Worcester 13-3 during the period to take a 21-11 lead into intermission. The Sabres continued to build on their lead against the struggling Mallards through the third quarter before the Worcester girls began to mount a big comeback.
The Mallards went on a 12-2 run in the fourth to cut the Sabres’ lead to just four at 32-28 with a little over six minutes left in the game. However, Saints Peter and Paul withstood the challenge and went on a 7-0 run of their own to steadily pull away from Worcester down the stretch.
For Saints Peter and Paul, the victory in the ESIAC championship game avenged a 34-30 loss to Worcester early in the season. Kristen Shriver led Worcester with 15 points, while Sophie Brennan added 10. The loss did little to tarnish what was another successful season for the Mallards, who finished with a 15-3 record including a 12-3 mark in the conference.
BERLIN- Despite a furious comeback attempt, Worcester Prep’s boys’ varsity basketball team fell to Salisbury School, 49-41, in the ESIAC tournament championship game, ending what was otherwise a remarkable season for the Mallards. Worcester Prep beat Delmarva Christian, 58-36, last Wednesday in the ESIAC semifinals. Against the Royals, Worcester got out to a 12-4 lead in the first and led … Continue reading
BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s boys’ varsity basketball team used a big 13-2 run in the second quarter to pull away from visiting Indian River, 83-52, in the second game of the Mason Dixon Tipoff Classic double-header in front of a boisterous bipartisan crowd on Monday afternoon. Decatur came out fired up from the first tipoff. P.J. Copes scored on a layup, … Continue reading
WEST OCEAN CITY- Young local wrestlers from the Eastern Shore Intensive Wrestling Club (ESIWC) turned in strong performances at the Maryland State Wrestling Association Youth Championships in Westminster last weekend, collecting a pair of state titles and placing highly in other classes. The ESIWC, under the direction of Coach Keith Tobin and based in West Ocean City, provides young wrestlers … Continue reading
BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity wrestling team came up just short in the state 4A-3A South Region Duals last week, falling to top-seeded Huntingtown by just one point at 34-33. The Seahawks entered the 4A-3A South Region Duals as the number-two seed and faced third-seeded Leonardtown in the first match last Saturday in the regional duals in southern Maryland, which had … Continue reading
BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity swim teams turned in strong performances in the state 3A-2A-1A regional meet this week with the girls finishing first and the boys finishing third among the top schools in the region. The Decatur girls finished first overall among the nine schools represented in the regional meet with 349 total team points. Easton was second with 275, … Continue reading
BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s girls’ varsity basketball team got out to a big early lead and cruised past visiting Indian River, 63-28, in the first game of the 2014 Mason Dixon Tipoff Classic on Monday afternoon. The Seahawks led 28-12 at the half in the rare holiday matinee on Monday and never looked back. At the start of the third quarter, … Continue reading
BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s boys’ varsity basketball team picked up two wins this week, beating Washington last Friday and Snow Hill on Tuesday to extend its winning streak to 10 games. The Seahawks beat Washington, 84-57, last Friday. Decatur led by six points at the half, then went on a 9-2 run to start the third quarter to open up what … Continue reading
BERLIN- They aren’t sure when they’ll compete yet, but Stephen Decatur’s unbeaten girls’ varsity swim team is sending 10 girls to the state regional meet. The winter storm that has inundated much of the state has forced postponements of many sports events across Maryland including the regional swim meets scheduled for late this week. When the regional swim meets are … Continue reading
BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s girls’ varsity basketball team stayed on a roll this week, beating Wicomico and Snow Hill on back-to-back days to keep within one game of Bayside South-leading Mardela with just a handful of games remaining. The Seahawks beat Wicomico, 57-30, on the road on Monday, then traveled to Snow Hill on Tuesday when they beat the Eagles, 57-30. … Continue reading